Green Screen Photography

A complete guide green screen photography, from setup to editing in PhotoKey software from FXHome.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 12/2012 English

Course Description

This course will show you how you can use a simple green screen set up to increase your creativity - and profits - as a photographer. Yes, green screen is not only for video, and with gear from Westcott and PhotoKey software there's a world of photographic opportunities. This course shows everything from set up to 5 different projects that show just some of the amazing possibilities.

What are the requirements?

  • Curiosity about green screen photography

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to shoot on green screen and use PhotoKey software
  • a major goal is for you to see the great creative possibilities of using green screen in your photography

Who is the target audience?

  • Photographers and designers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
An introduction to this green screen photography course
Some reasons to consider using a green screen in your photography
A quick look at some of the options for your green screen
Options for lighting your green screen
Tips for setting up your green screen and lights
Section 2: FXHome PhotoKey Software
A quick overview of the PhotoKey software
Comparing the differences between the Basic and Pro versions of PhotoKey
How to tweak the results of the automatic extraction 
Using masks to either add to to take away from the extraction
Using layers and overlays to add to your design
See how to adjust images and apply effects
See how to use the Hot Folder to automatically extract images as you shoot them
How to Export and Print
Section 3: Project 1: Superhero
Setting up and shooting our Superhero.
Putting our superhero on a new background
Section 4: Project 2: Senior
Setting up and shooting two different looks for a Senior.
Taking the two photo sets we shot onto two different backgrounds
Section 5: Project 3: Wedding Photo Booth
See the entire process from setup to shooting to automatic placement onto a new background and printing.
Section 6: Project 4: Comic Book Shoot
Setting up and shooting our subject - twice, in two different outfits
Combining the two comic book characters
Section 7: Project 5: Sports Portraits
Setting up and shooting a youth football player
Creating a customized trader card from a green screen photo
Section 8: Wrap up
Wrapping up - where to find more info

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Instructor Biography

Dave Cross, Photoshop Educator Since 1990

Official Bio:

For 25 years Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creatives get the most out of their Adobe software. Dave has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught at Photoshop World (25 times), the Texas School of Photography, the Santa Fe Workshops, and has traveled across the country teaching for Kelby Training. He runs the Dave Cross Workshops in his own studio/workshop space in Tampa, FL. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.


From Dave: Take advantage of my experience of teaching thousands of Photoshop users like you how to be more efficient and creative.

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